Another word for periodic
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These adjectives all mean recurring or reappearing now and then. Something periodic occurs at regular or at least generally predictable intervals: periodic feelings of anxiety. Sporadic implies scattered, irregular, unpredictable, or isolated instances: sporadic bombing raids. Intermittent describes something that stops and starts at intervals: intermittent rain showers. What is occasional happens at random and irregularly: occasional outbursts of temper. Something fitful occurs in spells and often abruptly: fitful bursts of energy.
Another word for periodicadjective
Happening or appearing at regular intervals:cyclic, cyclical, isochronal, isochronous, periodical, recurrent. Idiom: like clockwork. See repetition
Happening or appearing now and then:fitful, intermittent, occasional, periodical, sporadic. (Informal) on-again, off-again. See continue